Meaning of “lb” in the English Dictionary

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"lb" in British English

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written abbreviation for pound:

a 3 lb bag of flour
I weighed 10 lb at birth.

(Definition of “lb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lb." in American English

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lb.noun [ C ]

plural lb. or lbs.

abbreviation forpound

(Definition of “lb.” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"lb" in Business English

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uk us US lb. plural lb, lbs

written abbreviation for pound :

Cost is £1.50 per lb.

(Definition of “lb” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)